March 29-April 4, 2012: Democracy Corps/Women’s Voices. Women Vote Poll---Poll conducted in battleground districts on perceptions of Congress.

Topic(s): General

(Now I am going to read you some of the things critics are saying about name of House incumbent and the Republican Congress. After I read each one, please tell me whether this raises very serious doubts, serious doubts, minor doubts, or no real doubts in your own mind about Republicans in Congress and name of House incumbent.)...Name of House incumbent voted to leave our most vulnerable citizens out in the cold during hard times, with 62 percent of the cuts coming from programs for lower-income Americans who are struggling most during the recession, including food stamps, aid for college education, federal housing aid and health care.


24%      Very Serious Doubts

33%      Serious Doubts

16%      Minor Doubts

22%      No Real Doubts

5%       Don’t Know/Refused


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of Form D half sample of those in Republican districts. The incumbent's name was inserted.


Survey by Democracy Corps, Women's Voices. Women Vote. Methodology: Conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, March 29 - April 4, 2012 and based on 1,500 telephone interviews. Sample: Likely voters in Republican/Democratic held battleground districts. Likely voters are registered voters who voted in the 2008 election/weren't registered/ineligible/too young to vote and said they are probably or almost certain to vote in the 2012 election. The survey included 1000 likley voters in 56 Republican-held battleground districts and 500 likely voters in 23 Democratic-held battleground districts. Respondents were interviewed on landline telephones and cell phones. [USGREEN.12DCAPR.R67]

Formal Citation

Democracy Corps/Women's Voices. Women Vote Poll, Mar, 2012. Retrieved May-3-2012 from the iPOLL Databank, The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut.